Tag: hdx

  1. Citrix Director 7.6.300 : Framehawk Support


    Citrix Director 7.6.300 is primarily released to support Framehawk Graphics Channel Monitoring. Framehawk technology optimizes the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to mobile device on unreliable networks.More about Framehawk can be found here. Framehawk Virtual Channel has been integrated with HDX as part of XA/XD 7.6  Feature Pack 2 . With Framehawk integrated into HDX, we should be able to monitor the channel like any other HDX ...

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  2. Our First Release of Framehawk Technologies

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    As part of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Feature Pack 2, our first release of Framehawk technologies is now generally available! Framehawk introduces a new ICA virtual channel and supporting HDX technologies that dramatically improve the user experience on broadband wireless connections, initially for Windows Receiver users on the corporate network. Today’s workers are much less likely to be chained to their desk with a high ...

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  3. Feature Pack 2 for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 is Now Available!

    XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Feature Pack 2

    Feature Pack 2, announced at Citrix Synergy in May, is now available for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 customers with active Subscription Advantage (SA) or Software Maintenance (SWM) as of June 24, 2015. It’s packed with user experience improvements, and powerful new capabilities for IT admins to enrich and extend their current app and desktop virtualization environments. Feature Pack 2 includes the following: HDX RealTime Optimization Pack – ...

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  4. Gathering HDX Insight Analytics for LAN Users with NetScaler Using SOCKS

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    Introduction NetScaler Insight is a fantastic tool to understand what is actually happening within a HTTP or HDX session for a user, it provides details on the specifics of each user session and that had been the missing component in Citrix deployments until its release. The whole point of using Citrix software is that it is geared up to give the user the best experience when ...

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  5. Proactive Performance Monitoring of Citrix XenServer and NVIDIA GRID Infrastructures

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    With today’s modern large compute, network & storage infrastructures, rarely do we talk just about single product, or even a single vendor's solution being able to solve the many business challenges being faced. One important area that the Citrix Converged Infrastructure team puts considerable engineering effort into is the hypervisor layer, particularly around its features, performance and scalability. Focusing for a moment on application and desktop ...

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  6. Out With the Old: Driving Relevant Services as a Hosting Service Provider

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    I’ve been in Europe visiting some of the largest Telephone Companies in the world. I've found a common thread that's drawn between these huge Service Providers and it's the paradox they are facing regarding their livelihoods. In most cases, they have tremendous brand recognition. Their reach is phenomenal (servicing millions of subscribers) and they have more network capacity than any business could imagine. So, what is the dichotomy? Believe ...

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  7. 5 Hot Trends for Hosted Services Providers

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    So far, 2015 has been a pivotal year for service providers – and for end users who realized the opportunity of anytime, anywhere mobile workspaces. From a Citrix Service Provider perspective, we are tracking 5 big trends that are driving the global hosted services market. Share your trends on the Citrix Service Provider LinkedIn group and on Twitter via @citrixcsp. Top 5 Hosted Services Trends for 2015 1)      ...

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  8. Citrix Support for Skype for Business

    This week at Citrix Synergy 2015 in Orlando we announced a new release of the HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Microsoft Lync® to be available at the end of June. Release 1.8 will support optimized delivery of Microsoft’s rebranded universal communications client, Skype for Business, from XenApp and XenDesktop, in Lync UI mode. In addition to supporting Windows and Linux devices, the new release introduces an ...

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  9. What About Skype for Business?

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    Just as Office Communicator morphed into Lync in 2011, Microsoft Lync has now become Skype for Business. On April 14th, Microsoft released its rebranded Unified Communications (or “Universal Communications”) client for enterprise and SMB customers, introducing several user interface updates. For example, Skype for Business adopts the Skype™ icons for calling, adding video and ending calls, and an active call stays visible in a small window ...

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  10. Performance Tip: Disabling Mouse Shadow for XenDesktop and XenApp


    Gosh, cursors are pesky little things! Until I joined HDX and started researching them, I had no idea how complicated and troublesome a little arrow could be! Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp both involve constructing a desktop on a server and then remoting the pixels of the desktop to an end-client device; that end-client device could be a Windows workstation, a Linux thin client, an iPad or ...

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